Experience Croatia in 15 days
Day 1: Dubrovnik
Arrival to Dubrovnik in your own arrangement. We meet and check into the hotel around 2 p.m. You will have until 4 p.m. for rest, when we meet with a local tour guide at the PILE GATE. Sightseeing of the PILE GATE, ONOFRIO’S FOUNTAIN, THE RECTOR’S PALACE, THE FRANCISCAN PHARMACY OF THE LITTLE BROTHERS, THE WALLS AND TOWERS OF DUBROVNIK, THE MINČETA TOWER, THE AQUARIUM. Next, you will have free time, after which we go to the hotel for dinner.
Day 2: Overnight stay in Dubrovnik – NP Mljet – Dubrovnik
Breakfast. We leave for Šipan harbor around 8 a.m., where we will take a catamaran to the island of Mljet. We arrive to Polače, where we meet with a local tour guide. We will then see the sights of Mljet national park. We will take some free time following the sightseeing, and have a traditional Dalmatian dinner at Konoba Antika in Polače. We then board a catamaran and return to Dubrovnik.
Day 3: Dubrovnik – Split
Time off until 4 p.m., when we meet in front of the hotel. We set toward Split, the second largest city in the Republic of Croatia. We arrive in the evening, followed by accommodation in the hotel and overnight stay.
Day 4: Split
Breakfast. We meet with a local tour guide at the Church of St Francis for the sightseeing of Diocletian’s Palace, the Palace basement, the cathedral, the Vestibulum, the Peristil, the statue of Gregory of Nin, and we will take a stroll down Split’s promenade. Next, you will have some free time and the opportunity to visit the famous Bačvice beach. Dinner at the hotel. Spending the night.
Day 5: Split – NP Krka – Šibenik
We check out of the hotel after breakfast and leave for the Krka national park. We will see the sights of the national park, the ethno village, the weaver’s workshop, and the old mills. We then take a boat ride toward Skradin and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes. Some free time is provided before departure. We leave for Šibenik in the afternoon and meet a local tour guide for sightseeing, after which we will check into the hotel. Spending the night.
Day 6: Šibenik – Zadar
We check out of the hotel after breakfast and leave for Zadar. There, we meet with a local tour guide who will take us to see the Cathedral of St. Anastasia and its bell tower, the Church of St. Donatus, the Sea organ, the Monument to the Sun, the city walls and the old city core. You have free time for lunch and other activities following the sightseeing. We meet at 8 p.m. for dinner and wine tasting.
Day 7: Zadar
You can use up your time entirely as you please. Enjoy the amazing beaches, the local gastronomical offer, the cultural and historical heritage, shopping, or any other form of entertainment that Europe’s Best Destination in 2016 provides.
Another available option is a full-day excursion to the Kornati national park. Spending the night in Zadar.
Day 8: Zadar – NP Plitvice Lakes – Pula
We check out of the hotel after breakfast and drive toward NP Plitvice Lakes. We will take a walk down the instructive trail and see the sights of the national park on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. You will have time for lunch and rest following the sightseeing, after which we leave for Pula and arrive in the evening. Checking in and sleeping.
Day 9: Pula – NP Brijuni – Pula
Breakfast. We leave for Fažana, where we take a ferry to Brijuni national park. We will see the sights of the national park with a park tour guide. You will also get some free time before we go back to Fažana for a traditional Istrian lunch. After taking a rest, we go back to Pula, where we spend the night.
Day 10: Pula – Rijeka – Zagreb
We check out of the hotel after breakfast and drive toward Rijeka, the Republic of Croatia’s biggest harbor and third largest city. You will have some free time in the city center. We proceed toward Zagreb, the largest city and capital of the Republic of Croatia, which we will reach in the afternoon. Checking into the hotel, dinner, and rest.
Day 11: Zagreb
Following breakfast, we will meet a local tour guide at the Zagreb Cathedral. We then take a tour of the city. Free afternoon and spending the night in Zagreb.
Day 12: Zagreb – Krapina – Trakošćan – Zagreb
We leave for Krapina after breakfast. We will visit the Krapina Neanderthal Museum, and the house of Ljudevit Gaj. After the sightseeing of Krapina, we will peruse the Trakošćan Castle with the help of expert guides. You will then have some free time before a traditional Zagorje lunch at the Vuglec Breg estate. We return to Zagreb for an overnight stay.
Day 13: Zagreb – Veliki Tabor – Varaždin
We check out of the hotel after breakfast and leave for Varaždin. We will visit the Veliki Tabor Castle on our way there. In Varaždin, we meet a local tour guide for sightseeing. Free time and spending the night.
Day 14: Varaždin
Free time and fun at the Špancirfest street festival. Spending the night.
Day 15: Varaždin – Zagreb
We check out of the hotel after breakfast and leave for Zagreb, where our journey ends.
PRICE OF THE ARRANGEMENT _1995 €_ PER PERSON
THE ARRANGEMENT INCLUDES:
Local transportation, tickets, 2 night in 3 stars hotel in Dubrovnik, 2 night in 3 stars hotel in Split, 1 night in 3 stars hotel in Šibenik, 2 night in 3 stars hotel in Zadar, 2 night in 3 stars hotel in Pula, 3 night in 3 stars hotel in Zagreb, 2 night in 3 stars hotel in Varaždin, 7 dinners, tour escort, local guides